Avalo is an unincorporated community in Weld County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]

History

A post office called Avalo was established in 1898, and remained in operation until 1936.[2] Avalo is a name derived from Spanish meaning "earthquake".[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Avalo, Colorado
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank (1954). Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 8.

Coordinates: 40°48′12″N 103°39′01″W / 40.80333°N 103.65028°W / 40.80333; -103.65028